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11 May 2016

Fundraising in Canada “brutally difficult” due to lack of local LP support $

alan-sellery-photo-lg Canadian pension funds are among the world's largest but they are reluctant to back local GPs which makes fundraising "brutally difficult", Ironbridge's Alan Sellery says.

4 May 2016

ICG buys out some LPs in VSS Communications Partners IV

handshake-671413-m Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has agreed to a deal to buy out a number of investors in VSS Communications Partners IV.

22 April 2016

LPs favouring the smaller end of the UK market says GP $

download (2) Investors are looking towards the smaller end of the UK private equity market to find good returns according to Lonsdale Capital Partners co-founder Alan Dargan.

17 February 2016

Evolution of secondaries has altered how LPs look at GPs, says exec $

coins-232010_960_720 The transformation of the secondaries market from a last resort to an important component in portfolio management has changed the way LPs look at their relationships with GPs according to Investec executive Gregg Kantor.

12 February 2016

Pressure rising on GPs to prove success as LPs up exposure, exec says $

chris merry With investors ploughing more money into alternative assets, GPs are under increasing pressure to meet the growing benchmark for success according to IPES chief executive Chris Merry.

8 February 2016

NYSTRS reveals almost $1bn in commitments to PE funds

new york The New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) has decided to contribute up to $923.6m to private equity funds, AltAssets can reveal.

29 January 2016

ILPA announces “long-awaited” Fee Reporting Template

handshake-671413-m The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) has launched a new Fee Reporting Template to enhance transparency in the private equity industry.

8 December 2015

Terra Firma to offer exit route to Fund III LPs

pounds UK buyout house Terra Firma Capital Partners is set to offer investors in its third fund the option to exit, AltAssets understands.

25 November 2015

Lack of resource often stops foreign LPs from investing in emerging markets, EBRD exec says

Anne Fossemalle, EBRD The higher risks that emerging markets pose to PE investments are not the only thing preventing foreign LPs from committing capital there - the firms' own resources are sometimes the bigger issue.

21 October 2015

GPs forced to innovate amid LP demands altering the PE landscape $

liden_adveq_l With LPs becoming more sophisticated and demanding the private equity industry is having to adapt and innovate to compete for investment, Adveq managing director and CEO Sven Liden says.

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